Regional Development Agency

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Regional Development Agency (RDA)

a government body responsible for pursuing policies to achieve a combination of economic, social and environmental improvements in the regions of the UK (see REGIONAL POLICY). There are currently nine RDAs in England (North West, North East, Yorkshire and the Humber, West Midlands, East Midlands, East, South East, London and the South West) and one each covering Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. RDAs work closely with the local authorities and local businesses in their areas to foster industrial regeneration and expansion.

See SMALL BUSINESS SCHEME, BUSINESS LINK, DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY.

Regional Development Agency (RDA)

a government body responsible for pursuing policies to achieve a combination of economic, social and environmental improvements in the regions of the UK. There are currently nine RDAs in England (North West, North East, Yorkshire and the Humber, West Midlands, East Midlands, East, South East, London and South West) and one each covering Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. RDAs work closely with the local authorities and local businesses in their areas to foster industrial regeneration and expansion. See REGIONAL POLICY, ASSISTED AREA, GREENFIELD LOCATION, BROWNFIELD LOCATION.
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The programme was set up by the former Northwest Development Agency (NWDA).
The tournament - which could be held in Warrington - was threatened by the scrapping of the Northwest Development Agency and Yorkshire Forward which had each promised pounds 1.
Northwest Development Agency chief executive Steven Broomhead, 50, whose salary is pounds 171,603, has issued an apology for passing on a gag about a Pakistani shopkeeper, after an investigation.
Hosted by Mersey Basin Campaign and Northwest Development Agency with support from a number of industry regulators, the awards recognised the achievements of businesses demonstrating excellence in environmental innovation and management.
The Northwest Food Alliance is the representative body for the north-west of England, funded by the Northwest Development Agency.
The region's speciality food sector has been strengthened, thanks to two pioneering initiatives which have received funding of over 7 million [pounds sterling] from the Northwest Development Agency (NWDA).
ROBERT HOUGH, the chairman of the Northwest Development Agency, could be the man to chair our Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
THE Northwest Development Agency has hit back at claims of a pounds 56m Whitehall land grab of its assets - insisting it wanted them to stay in local hands.
He said the Northwest Development Agency and Yorkshire Forward both pledged pounds 1.
THE former chief executive of the Northwest Development Agency (NWDA) has been appointed to the newly-created position of Professor of Entrepreneurial Education at Liverpool Hope University.
3m from the European Regional Development Fund and the Northwest Development Agency.
Regeneration body the Northwest Development Agency (NWDA) outlined the benefits the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) has brought at a showcase in Liverpool's ECHO Arena and BT Convention Centre.

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